When to go and weather
- North Africa Nov–Mar is the coolest period.
- Central Africa Jun–Sep is the dry time.
- East Africa Dec–Feb and Jun–Sep are the two main dry seasons.
- West Africa Nov–Apr is the dry season.
- Southern Africa Nov–Mar, but rain can continue until Dec in South Africa.
- North Africa Apr, May, Sep and Oct.
- Central, West & Southern Africa Oct and May.
- East Africa Mar and Oct.
- North & West Africa Jun–Aug.
- Central Africa Nov–Apr.
- East Africa Apr, May and Nov.
- Southern Africa Jun–Sep; great for wildlife watching.